Family Tree
Walter Noah Malby's photograph of Selsey fishermen, for which he was awarded a prize medal in 1885
Selsey Fishing Smacks
Fishermen's Shops, Selsey
Bill Arnell aka Honest Bill, age 92, working at his fishing hut
An early 1900's lifeboat crew
The first Selsey lifeboat, 'The Friend', which served at Selsey from 1861 to 1865.
James 'Pilot' Lawrence was coxwain of The Friend

James ‘Pilot’ Lawrence (left)

At a meeting of the R.N.L.I.’s Committee of Management, held in London on May 6th 1886, it was decided to award a Silver Medal to James Lawrence, who had just retired after serving as Coxswain of the Selsey Lifeboat for 25 years. He was succeeded in that post by James Arnell Smith.


Lucy Newbon Lifeboat (1894 – 1919)

Old Lifeboat Station

The “Jane Holland” at the opening of the boathouse in 1927

Lifeboat House 1930

Fishermen, Lifeboatmen and Coastguard

Selsey Lifeboat Day 2007

Luke & Meg on the walkway

Views of the Lifeboat Station today

Coastguard Station

Various views around the Coastguard Station

View from Coastguard Station looking towards West Sands holiday camp.

(The windmill is at the entrance to the camp)

Old Coastguard Cottages